Tekijuku

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Tekijuku was a school established consciously in Senba, Osaka, the main trading route between Nagasaki and Edo in 1838 during the Tenpō era of the late Edo period.wikipedia
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Tenpō

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Tekijuku was a school established consciously in Senba, Osaka, the main trading route between Nagasaki and Edo in 1838 during the Tenpō era of the late Edo period.
The school was called Tekijuku, where distinction of status was unknown and competition abounded.

Osaka University

University of OsakaOsaka Imperial UniversityOsaka
The school was one of the predecessors of Osaka University and Keio University, through the work of the most notably alumni Ogata Koan and Fukuzawa Yukichi, respectively.
However, the history of the institution includes much older predecessors in Osaka such as the Kaitokudō founded in 1724 and the Tekijuku founded in 1838.

Rangaku

Western learningDutch studiesWestern studies
Its founder was Ogata Kōan, a doctor and scholar of Dutch studies (Rangaku).
In 1838, the physician and scholar Ogata Kōan established the Rangaku school named Tekijuku.

Fukuzawa Yukichi

Yukichi FukuzawaYukichi
The school was one of the predecessors of Osaka University and Keio University, through the work of the most notably alumni Ogata Koan and Fukuzawa Yukichi, respectively.
Seeing through the fake letter Fukuzawa planned to travel to Edo and continue his studies there because he knew he would not be able to in his home domain, Nakatsu, but upon his return to Osaka, his brother persuaded him to stay and enroll at the Tekijuku school run by physician and rangaku scholar Ogata Kōan.

Ogata Kōan

Kōan OgataOgata KoanAkira Ogata
The school was one of the predecessors of Osaka University and Keio University, through the work of the most notably alumni Ogata Koan and Fukuzawa Yukichi, respectively. Its founder was Ogata Kōan, a doctor and scholar of Dutch studies (Rangaku).
In 1838, Ogata returned to Osaka to establish his medical practice, and in the same year established the Tekijuku, an academy of rangaku studies, where he taught medicine, natural history, chemistry and physics for the next 24 years.

Ōmura Masujirō

Omura Masujiro
From a young age, Ōmura had a strong interest in learning and medicine, travelling to Osaka to study rangaku under the direction of Ogata Kōan at his Tekijuku academy of western studies when he was twenty-two.

Kaitokudō

Kaitokudo
Najita marks the academy's decline with reference to the rise of the Tekijuku as a nearby foreign language school of medicine and other (western) sciences which gained in popularity since its inception in 1838.

Osaka

Osaka, JapanŌsakaOsaka, Osaka
Tekijuku was a school established consciously in Senba, Osaka, the main trading route between Nagasaki and Edo in 1838 during the Tenpō era of the late Edo period.

Nagasaki

Nagasaki, JapanNagasaki, NagasakiNagasaki City
Tekijuku was a school established consciously in Senba, Osaka, the main trading route between Nagasaki and Edo in 1838 during the Tenpō era of the late Edo period.

Edo

YedoEdo CityEdo Honmachi
Tekijuku was a school established consciously in Senba, Osaka, the main trading route between Nagasaki and Edo in 1838 during the Tenpō era of the late Edo period.

Edo period

Tokugawa periodEdo-periodEdo
Tekijuku was a school established consciously in Senba, Osaka, the main trading route between Nagasaki and Edo in 1838 during the Tenpō era of the late Edo period.

Netherlands

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Its founder was Ogata Kōan, a doctor and scholar of Dutch studies (Rangaku).

Medicine

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The foreign language curriculum focused primarily on medicine, but also taught astronomy and other western sciences.

Astronomy

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The foreign language curriculum focused primarily on medicine, but also taught astronomy and other western sciences.

Science

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The foreign language curriculum focused primarily on medicine, but also taught astronomy and other western sciences.

Keio University

KeioKeiō UniversityKeio Gijuku
The school was one of the predecessors of Osaka University and Keio University, through the work of the most notably alumni Ogata Koan and Fukuzawa Yukichi, respectively.

Ōtori Keisuke

Keisuke OtoriOtori KeisukeOtori Keisuke (大鳥圭介)

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